My Reluctant Author Story

During a home group that I attend, one of the brothers prayed for me that God would help me to minister more through writing. When I heard those words come out of his mouth, I was bit shocked. How did he know that I loved writing and that I wrote …

The Importance of Faithfulness

Faithfulness is the name of the game. I read this today by the famed British preacher Charles Spurgeon: It is better to be faithful in the infant-school than to be unfaithful in a noble class of young men. Better to be faithful in a hamlet over two or three score …

Contentment and You

This coming Saturday night I will be speaking about the subject of contentment at Calvary Chapel Oakville. It’s an important issue as it seems everyone in our culture is anything but contented. People are not satisfied with their jobs, churches, financial position, friends, or gender. But the Apostle Paul writes …

Share Your Story.

In the process of getting to know someone, I love asking them “How did you get saved?” It’s a great way to discover not only more about a person, but about how God is working. We should all be prepared to share our testimony in a way that honours God …

Why is there Suffering in the World?

I, like you, am no stranger to suffering. My mom died my senior year of high school. My sister died of breast cancer a couple years before that. She was 33. She left behind to young kids. My nephew got hit by a car and died when he was 16. …

Feeling Inadequate?

It is a common feeling this feeling of inadequacy. But we must move beyond it if we are to serve the Lord. We are inadequate. Accept it. Believe it. It will always be so. But also believe that God would not have placed you where you are, if He did …

Two Steps to Avoid Temptation

We are all tempted. Talking about it to people who love and know us well is important. I wrote about that here. How we deal with temptation is a huge indicator of our health and maturity as a Christian. Jesus lays out a simple two step plan to avoid temptation. …